3 (Stanley Clarke and George Duke album)

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3
3 (Stanley Clarke and George Duke album).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 12, 1990
Studio
  • Ocean Way Recording (Hollywood, CA)
  • Le Gonks West
  • Benedict Canyon Studios
GenreJazz fusion
Length46:20
LabelEpic
Producer
Stanley Clarke & George Duke chronology
The Clarke/Duke Project II
(1983)
3
(1990)
The Clarke/Duke Project Volumes I, II & III (compilation)
(2010)
Stanley Clarke chronology
If This Bass Could Only Talk
(1988)
3
(1990)
Passenger 57 (soundtrack)
(1992)
George Duke chronology
Night After Night
(1989)
3
(1990)
Snapshot
(1992)

3 is the third and final collaborative album by American musicians Stanley Clarke and George Duke. It was released in 1990 through Epic Records. The album features guest appearances from Gerald Alston, Rahsaan Patterson and West Coast hip hop group Above The Law, and various instrumentalists, such as Robert Brookins, Jerry Hey, Michael Landau, George Bohanon, Brandon Fields, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Kirk Whalum, and drummer Dennis Chambers. The album peaked at number 52 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Singles[edit]

The cover of Parliament-Funkadelic's "Mothership Connection" was released as a 12" single. George Clinton was starring in the music video.[1]

"Lady" was released as promotional single and as 7" single along with "Find Out Who You Are".

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Pit Bulls (An Endangered Species)" 4:15
2."Oh Oh" 4:58
3."No Place to Hide" (featuring Rahsaan Patterson & Above The Law)Stanley Clarke5:02
4."Somebody Else" George Duke5:27
5."Mothership Connection" 5:10
6."Right by My Side" (featuring Gerald Alston)
Stanley Clarke5:11
7."From the Deepest Corner of My Heart" Stanley Clarke1:17
8."Lady" George Duke4:21
9."Find Out Who You Are" Stanley Clarke4:38
10."Quiet Time" George Duke1:03
11."Finger Prints" 3:48
12."Atlanta" George Duke1:09
Total length:46:20

Personnel[edit]

Primary artists

Vocalists

Instrumentalists

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[2] 52

References[edit]

  1. ^ ClarkeDukeVEVO (2018-03-15), Stanley Clarke, George Duke - Mothership Connection, retrieved 2018-08-27
  2. ^ "Stanley Clarke Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2018.

External links[edit]

Stanley Clarke And George Duke – 3 at Discogs (list of releases)